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A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Report Launch: Policy Blueprint for Countering Authoritarian Interference in Democracies Please join the Alliance for Securing Democracy (ASD) for a discussion with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Ch [...]

2018-06-26T13:55:33+00:00June 25, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary The U.S. annual defense spending bill includes measures to improve cybersecurity, but not election security: On June 13, the House Appropriations Committee approved the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that will al [...]

2018-06-26T13:58:02+00:00June 18, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary The Allies Take a Stand: Following the chemical attack on Russian former double agent Sergei Skirpal and his daughter in Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the immediate expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats identified as u [...]

2018-06-20T08:26:48+00:00March 20, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Russia casts a shadow over elections in Italy and Mexico: Anti-establishment and far-right parties, which were the big winners in Italy’s election yesterday, could throw “the eurozone’s third-largest economy into political gridl [...]

2018-06-21T16:03:37+00:00March 5, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary DOJ forms cyber task force: Attorney General Sessions announced that the Department of Justice is forming the Cyber-Digital Task Force to “better combat global cyber-threats, including efforts to interfere with elections or dama [...]

2018-06-21T16:03:27+00:00February 26, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Special Edition: Mueller Indictment Mueller indicts Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA), 13 Russians and 3 other entities for meddling in 2016 presidential election: Special Counsel Mueller’s indictment on Friday recounted facts about Russia’s [...]

2018-06-21T16:03:31+00:00February 20, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Tracking China’s efforts to expand its influence in Europe: A new report by the Global Public Policy Institute finds that “China’s rapidly increasing political influencing efforts in Europe and the self-confident promotion of it [...]

2018-06-21T16:03:43+00:00February 12, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Social media companies continue to respond to new revalations: In an updated blog post on its investigation of Russia’s use of its platform to interfere in the 2016 election, Twitter announced that the number of people who retwe [...]

2018-06-21T16:04:42+00:00February 5, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Social media companies continue to respond to new revelations: In an updated blog post on its investigation of Russia’s use of its platform to interfere in the 2016 election, Twitter announced that the number of people who retwe [...]

2018-06-21T16:05:26+00:00January 29, 2018|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

News and Commentary Russia’s next cyber targets: According to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro, the same Russian hackers who hacked the DNC in 2016, Fancy Bear, have been trying to infiltrate the U.S. Senate’s email servers since 2017 using phishing [...]

2018-06-21T16:05:31+00:00January 22, 2018|By |
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